Speak Up for Renee
In your community:
- Talk to family, friends and neighbors. Tell them why you support Renee Ellmers for Congress. Give them positive reasons they should consider supporting Renee as well. Direct them to the campaign website, Facebook and Twitter to learn more about Renee’s campaign.
- Display a Renee Ellmers for Congress bumper sticker on your car and asign in your yard to show your support and to help raise Renee’s name recognition.
- Visit the campaign website frequently to get the latest campaign news and to inform yourself about where Renee stands on the issues. The more you know about Renee’s position on the issues, the more effectively you will be able to persuade others to join the effort to re-elect Renee. Read Renee’s blog to learn more!
- Sign up for the campaign email list. That way you will receive periodic updates about the campaign, as well as information and reminders about events. When you receive emails from the campaign, forward them to your email address list so you can share the information with your friends.
- Join the campaign’s Facebook page and speak up on your Facebook page about your support for Renee’s candidacy and link to campaign news.
- Another great way to help us on Facebook is to share the content that we post with your friends. When we post a blog by Renee, a video interview, or pictures from an event you attended, you can make sure your friends know about it by pressing the “share” button just under the content. This button will post Renee’s content on your Facebook profile and in your friends’ homepage newsfeed. This is the best endorsement you can give the campaign on Facebook!
- Follow the campaign on Twitter. If you don’t already have a Twitter account, sign up and click to follow @Renee4Congress. This is a wonderful way to connect with other supporters, and to receive and share information. When tweeting about the race, add the #NC2 hashtag to your tweet to make it easy for those following the race to find all that has been posted about it.
- Follow the race on your favorite blogs. Find out which blogs are covering the race and visit them regularly to add your comments to the discussion there. Also promote Renee’s candidacy on your favorite issues blogs. If you are a regular reader of a blog that covers issues relating to homeschooling, or gun rights, or health care (or any other issue), use that forum to share Renee’s position on the issue with the members of that online community.
In your local media:
- Read your local newspapers (print and online) for coverage of the race, then write letters to the editor on the issues that are of interest to you. Keep the email and postal addresses for your newspaper handy so that you will be ready to respond to items in the news when you see them. When reading online articles with comment sections, add your positive comments to the discussion there. Click to “share” positive articles about the campaign with your friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter.
- Listen to your favorite talk radio shows and call in when you hear discussion regarding the race or an issue pertaining to the campaign. Keep the phone numbers of your favorite radio stations’ programs handy so you will be able to call in when you hear an opportunity.